- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Biological Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Science, Liberal Arts, STEM, General Study
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year + Graduate
- Type: Public
- Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT
- Gender: Coed
- Country: Canada
- CEEB: 0965
Freedom to Pursue Bold Thinking That Can Change the World
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
As one of the world’s top research universities, the University of British Columbia has created positive change at home and abroad for more than a century. Today our two major campuses—in Vancouver and the Okanagan—attract, nurture and transform students from Canada and 140+ countries around the world.
Located 30 minutes from the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver campus is a spectacular location that is a ‘must-see’ for any visitor to the city — where snow-capped mountains meet ocean, and breathtaking vistas greet you around every corner. The campus is home to more than 40,000 undergraduate and nearly 10,000 graduate students. http://you.ubc.ca/ubc-life/vancouver/
The Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community embracing bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. More than 8,300 students from throughout the Okanagan region, across Canada and 80 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in eight faculties and schools. http://you.ubc.ca/ubc-life/okanagan/
Research and Technology
Globally connected, we attract the highest calibre research faculty and students and approximately $600 million in research funding each year.
In partnership with universities, industries, government and communities worldwide, our research discoveries are hugely influential. They are advancing new knowledge and have led to countless new products, treatments and services.
Thanks to researchers at our two campuses and affiliated teaching hospitals, UBC ideas, innovations and discoveries are improving lives around the world.